Summer student blog update

It’s already July and I almost can’t believe I’ve been with the BCMA for over a month! It has been an absolute pleasure to get to know the BCMA and its staff, council, and committees, and to have some interactions with our membership base which has given me an idea of the scope and impact […]

BC Museums Association Conference 2019

Spoken Words, Shared Stories Courtyard Marriott, Prince George, BC September 30 – October 2, 2019 BC Museums Association is pleased to announce that BC’s only provincial conference for museum, gallery, arts and cultural professionals is coming to Prince George this year! BCMA Conference 2019 takes place from September 30 to October 2 at the Courtyard by […]

BC Museums Week 2019 News Release

You can also read this News Release as a PDF here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2019   MUSEUMS MAKE LIFE BETTER FOR BRITISH COLUMBIANS Celebrate BC Museums Week May 18-24, 2019   VICTORIA, BC – From May 18-24, it’s time to celebrate the role museums, art galleries, historic sites, cultural centres and other memory institutions play […]

Conference 2019

Courtyard Marriott, Prince George, BC September 30 – October 2, 2019   BCMA is thrilled to announce that BC’s only provincial conference focused on museum, gallery and history professionals is coming to Prince George this year! BCMA Conference 2019 takes place on September 30 to October 2 at the Courtyard Marriott, as well as at Two […]

VHS DIGITIZATION WORKSHOP

Indigitization is pleased to announce our upcoming VHS digitization workshop, in partnership with UBC Okanagan Library and with sponsorship from Dr. Karis Shearer and the AMP Lab! This full-day workshop (9:30am to 4:00pm), held at the AMP Lab (Fipke Centre – Room 251) at UBCO on October 21, 2018, will cover a variety of topics […]

Conference 2018 Countdown!

Here are a few resources and reminders to help you enjoy the conference. The BC Museums Association Conference is happening October 21 to 23, 2018 at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort, Kelowna Museums and the Kelowna Art Gallery. We are counting down the days so excited to see you all there meet new people and catch […]

Notice of Annual General Meeting and Special Resolution

The Annual General Meeting of the BC Museums Association will be held at the Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort, in the 1/3 North Room at Terrace Ballroom at 12:30p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 for the following purposes: 1. To consider the President’s Report, Executive Director’s Report, and the Financial Statements 2. To elect members […]

Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project: Database Goes Live!

For the past year, the Asian Canadians on Vancouver Island research project has supported and worked with the Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project (CCAP) to produce an integrated and publicly accessible database of artifacts held by museums on Vancouver Island and the mainland. Launched on July 7, 2016, the database is now part of UVIC’s Library […]

First step of pilot project showcasing cultural history of Chinese Canadians in B.C. complete

The pilot project which involves the Cumberland Museum and Archives and the Nanaimo Museum is the first-ever online database showcasing Chinese historical records and artifacts in B.C. Inventory from 10 other B.C. museums is expected to be added to the database by the fall of 2015 and will be made available to the public via […]